Morris County Adult Services provide Care Management to elderly, disabled and frail individuals deemed at risk of premature institutionalization. Individuals who benefit from care management may have declining health, lack of caregiver support or need assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), or Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) and for whom Long-Term Care in an institutional setting may be imminent.
Care managers may link the individual with appropriate community-based services, thus allowing him/her to remain in the community home. Care Management service include monitoring these community-based services to address emergent needs in addition to changes that impact the client’s safety and well-being while living in his/her community home.
Frequently requested services include, but is not limited to personal care, home delivered meals, light housekeeping, transportation and respite for caregivers. After a comprehensive assessment is completed, the care managers work collaboratively with the client and/or caregiver to insure and promote choice in provision of service and provider.
Care Management service for the Aging & Disability Resource Connection client remains active with a demonstrated need, and ongoing until an active enrollment for the Medicaid Waiver.
For more information call Aging & Disabilities Resource Connection at 973-285-6848.